The Week Ahead
→ Aluminum giant Alcoa reports first-quarter results, kicking off Wall Street’s “earnings season.”
→ Treasury releases federal budget data for March.
→ Commerce Department releases international trade figures for February.
→ Intel and railroad company CSX release quarterly results.
→ Government reports on retail sales and consumer prices.
→ Federal Reserve releases “beige book” economic report.
→ Earnings: JPMorgan Chase, Charles Schwab and Yum Brands.
→ Reports on initial jobless claims and industrial production.
→ National Assn. of Home Builders updates housing market index.
→ Google and Advanced Micro Devices report earnings.
→ Commerce Department reports housing starts for March.
→ Bank of America, General Electric, Mattel and Gannett report earnings.